From massive supercomputers come tiniest transistors
A relentless global effort to shrink transistors has made computers continually faster, cheaper and smaller over the last 40 years. This effort has enabled chipmakers to double the number of transistors on ...
New technology could improve night vision, thermal imaging
Engineers at the University of Texas at Dallas have created semiconductor technology that could make night vision and thermal imaging affordable for everyday use.
UK cities including London not as 'smart' as global counterparts
Major cities in the UK are falling behind their international counterparts in terms of their use of smart technologies, according to a new study from the University of Sheffield.
Ubisoft game aims to be what the doctor ordered
Ubisoft on Tuesday unveiled a tablet video game crafted as a prescription for a medical condition known as "lazy eye," blending the worlds of play and health care.
Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail
Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of "5G" mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.
New incubator network to help clean-energy entrepreneurs
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) have launched the Clean Energy Incubator Network. The program, funded by the Energy Department, aims to ...
New generation of mobile networks for the 5G Internet of the future
Even though the deployment of 4th generation mobile networks has not yet been completed, operators and handset manufacturers, as well as leading research teams in the field, have launched a series of R&D initiatives to develop ...
Large-surface light-emitting plastic film
Based on OLED technology and implemented by means of a printing machine, this method developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd provides an opportunity to create patterned and flexible light-emitting ...
Fingerprint tech from Qualcomm uses ultrasonic sound waves
Light, meet matter: Single-photon quantum memory in diamond optical phonons at room temperature
Gemalto hack shows how far we are from deciding acceptable 'security norms'
Is it true spies hack technology companies? Can governments really listen to your phone calls? Should we care? The latest details of NSA and GCHQ intelligence agency activities to come from files leaked by ...
Software for schools links classroom technology and strategies to student achievement
To see the impact of their investments, companies often use business intelligence tools—primarily data-analytics software—that analyze company data to link cash spent with outcomes.
First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones
Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality.
Ikea turns furniture into wireless phone chargers
Global furniture giant Ikea announced on Sunday the launch of desks, tables and lamps that will wirelessly charge phones and other devices.